Gager Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an assayer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French ga(u)ge ‘measure’ (see Gage). German: probably a topographic name from Tyrolean Gagen ‘alpine dairy hut’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gage, Hager, Sager, Cager, Gagen, Gauer, Ager, Ganger, Nager, Jager

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Gager Family Origin

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Gager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Gager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gager family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gager.

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Gager Historical Records

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Gager Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Gager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gager in 1941 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gager

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